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Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc. Invermay Park, Victoria

Returned & Services League of Australia, Victorian Sub-Branch. We hold wartime memorabilia covering all theatres of war. The Ballarat RSL is functioning as a traditional Sub Branch situated on the outskirts of Ballarat, just a 6 minute drive from the CBD. The RSL is a part of 'Midlands - Ballarat RSL Sports and Services Club' which offers full Bar/Bistro/Gaming services as well as an 18 hole golf course and lawn bowls. Our sole responsibility is the welfare/social interaction of our members.

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330 Heinz Lane Invermay Park Victoria 3350 (map)
phone
+61 03 5332 3300

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330 Heinz Lane Invermay Park Victoria

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Photograph - ANZAC Day 1997

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Jim WALLACE & grandson, Christopher WALLACE

Patches (7) - Assorted Australian

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Includes - RAAF Squadron; Royal Australian Infantry; Royal New South Wales Regiment; Royal Australian Armoured Corps; Royal Australian Corps of Military Police; Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps; Royal Australian Air Force Paul Le Marshall

Patch - Shoulder - United Nations

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Historical information

This object relates to Dawn Pope (F3207460). Dawn Pope was not a prisoner of war.

Photograph - Framed HMAS Ballarat (B&W)

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Australian Defence Medal

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

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This object relates to Edmund James FLYNN. He was born on 15/08/1913 in Nintingbool, VIC. Edmund James served in the Army (VX103381) enlisting on, 25/06/1942 in Nintingbool, VIC before being discharged from duties with the AACC A/L 8 AUST INF BN as a Army Non-Commissioned Private (PTE) on 04/04/1946. Edmund James FLYNN was not a prisoner of war. His next of kin is John FLYNN. Edmund Flynn was awarded the 1939-1945 Star, Australia Service Medal 1939-1946, Australian Defence Medal, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945.

Victory Medal

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This object relates to Robert William FUHRSTROM. He was born on 1/04/1896 in Main Lead, VIC. His next of kin wasW F FUHRSTROM (Father). Robert William served in the Army (1701) enlisting on, 14/01/1916. Upon his death, Robert was serving with the 58th Battalion. Robert William FUHRSTROM was not a prisoner of war.

Post Cards (4) Emroidered

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This object relates to William Henry FERGEUS. He was born on 1/01/1888 in Maryborough, VIC. William Henry served in the AIF (4185) enlisting on, 12/07/1915 in Maryborough, VIC before being discharged from duties with the 14th BATTALION as a Army Non-Commissioned Sergeant (SGT) on 15/08/1919. William Henry FERGEUS was not a prisoner of war. His next of kin is Mrs M FERGEUS (Mother). William Fergeus was awarded the British Military Medal GV.

Soldier's Pay Book

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Pay book in cover

Historical information

This object relates to Herbert Swain GREENING. He was born on 1/01/1891 in Ballarat, VIC. Herbert Swain served in the AIF (3292) enlisting on, 13/07/1915 in Ballarat, VIC before being discharged from duties with the 5 BATTALION as a Army Non-Commissioned Private (PTE) on 15/02/1918. Herbert Swain GREENING was not a prisoner of war. His next of kin is Mrs. M. Greening - Mother. Herbert Greening was awarded the 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.

Inscriptions & Markings

Pay Book Front - Handwritten "Pte H S Greening" and "3292" Cover - Handwritten "3292" "Pte H S Gree (illegible)" "5th Batt" "A I F"

Shield - Thirty Niners Assoc 1939

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Photographs (3)

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Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Opening of Gaming Room

Information Sheet - Framed

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Ballarat Avenue of Honour and Arch of Victory

Memorial Scroll - Framed Harold BARBER 8th Battn

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Donated by Joyce BELLINGHAM 14 DEC 2002

Service Record (copies of excerpts)

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Historical information

This object relates to Kenneth John DAVEY. He was born on 02/03/1916 in Ballarat, VIC. Kenneth John served in the Army (VX131150) enlisting on, 02/01/1943 in Glenferrie, VIC before being discharged from duties with the 2 FLD RGMNT as a Army Non-Commissioned Private (PTE) on 04/01/1946. Kenneth Davey was awarded the 1939-1945 Star, Australia Service Medal 1939-1946, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945. Kenneth John DAVEY was not a prisoner of war. His next of kin is Betty DAVEY

Footwear

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War Medal 1939-1945

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

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This object relates to Gladys Hilda NEAL. She was born on 10/07/1922 in Ballarat, VIC. Gladys Hilda served in the RAAF (103766) enlisting on, 10/03/1943 in Shenton Park, WA before being killed in action on duties with the 4 RAAF T&MO as a RAAF Non-Commissioned Aircraftman/Aircraftwoman (LAC/W) on 10/11/1943. Gladys Hilda NEAL was not a prisoner of war. Her next of kin is Albury NEAL.

Cigarette Rolling Machine

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

Mosquito Net

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Trench Craft - Matchbox Cover

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Silver with Rising Sun badge

ANZAC Token (2000)

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Helmet, British

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Green helmet

Pocket Knife

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Oil the joints, CC128

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British - used in Malaya & Borneo

Folder - War Maps WW1 and WW2

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Book - "Training of War Dogs" 1952 - "Training of War Dogs" 1952

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No Cover

Card Game - RSL Trivia

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Book - "Friendly Fruits & Vegetables"

Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc., Invermay Park

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This object relates to Ivan Norman EAST. He was born on 24/03/1916 in Ningan, NSW. Ivan Norman served in the Army (V15683) enlisting on, 05/06/1941 in Ballarat, VIC before being discharged from duties with the 3 ADVANCE ORDNANCE DEPOT as a Army Non-Commissioned Private (PTE) on 16/06/1948. Ivan Norman EAST was not a prisoner of war.

Inscriptions & Markings

Prepared by the General Staff, LHQ, Australia and under the authority of the Commander Allied Land Forces SWPA

Newspaper Article - Framed "A Life for Every Sleeper"

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Hat - Slouch with RAANC Hat Badge

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Historical information

This object relates to Dawn Pope (F3207460). Dawn Pope was not a prisoner of war.

Shirt Green

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1XJungle Green Shirt, Work Dress.

Photograph - Remembrance Day 1995

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Inscriptions & Markings

"The Courier" photograph - Jim WALLACE raising the Flag

Newspaper Cutting

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Historical information

This object relates to John Leonard GROAT. He was born on 1/02/1897 in Ballarat, VIC. John Leonard served in the AIF (12458) enlisting on, 21/10/1915 in Ballarat, VIC before being killed in action on duties with the 10th FLD AMBUL as a Army Non-Commissioned Lance Corporal / Lance Bombardier (LCPL/LBDR) on 16/10/1917. John Leonard GROAT was not a prisoner of war. His next of kin is Frederick Thomas GROAT (Father). John Groat was awarded the British War Medal, Victory Medal, British Military Medal GV.

Inscriptions & Markings

"Dominion Troops Say Farewell"